A healthy, glowing and clean skin has a charm of its own. You may try expensive cosmetics, lotions and creams but they will not give your skin a healthy and radiant look.
They may give you a superficial veneer which may hide the blotches and patches but they will not make your skin soft and bright and free from blemishes. In the long run they will not only damage your skin beyond repair but will also kill its natural tone and beauty.
You can easily take care of your skin at home and always keep it soft, smooth and healthy. Several ingredients always to be found in the kitchen cabinet will help you achieve your aim. A natural healthy and glowing skin adds to your personal charms. It makes you more confident and enhances your over all personality.
Natural Ways To Keep Your Skin Beautiful
Exercise is most important for skin care. You do not have to exercise rigorously or for a great length of time, just a regular half hour workout routine, before sunrise will work wonders not only for your skin but also for your over all body health.
Exercise stimulates the blood circulation and increases the flow of oxygen to the tissues under the skin. It flushes out the toxins and other impurities from the body and keeps your body fit and strong. Exercise makes you perspire and when you perspire all the impurities are flushed out from the skin. The clogged pores get opened up and they are able to breathe again which enhances the tone of your skin.
Milk is a natural cleanser and softener. It keeps the skin soft and well moisturized. Take some milk and give your whole body a rub down with it. Massage well your face, neck, hands and other areas that are exposed to the environment. After a thorough over all massage, bathe with warm water. Do not use soap. Milk also keeps the skin supple and helps to maintain its elasticity. If you want, you can add some rose water to the milk and then massage with it. Use this remedy three times a week for a soft and smooth skin.
Besan has cleansing properties which remove the dirt and impurities from the pores of the skin and helps in maintaining its natural health. Give up using soaps and bath gels which have some amounts of chemicals in them and which only harm the skin by making it dry and dull.
Mix curd and besan to form a thick paste. Rub the paste all over the body. Move your hands in a circular motion over your face, with a little pressure. This will increase the flow of the blood and will bring about a natural glow to your face. After ten minutes, bathe with warm water. Besan will also improve the color of your skin.
Grind sunflower seeds to a fine paste. Add some milk to the powder to make a thick paste. Coat your face and hands with the paste. Let it dry. Then with a gentle pressure rub your cheeks in a circular motion to remove the paste. Then rub your forehead, chin and hands till all the paste has come off.
All the dead skin will come off with the paste. Rinse with warm water. Do not use soap. Sunflower seeds are rich in zinc which is most essential for a healthy skin. It helps in the regeneration of the damaged cells and tissues of the skin. In addition to this, eat a tablespoon of sunflower seeds daily. They will supply vital nutrients to your body which will add to the health of your skin and make it bloom with natural softness.
Drink nine to ten glasses of water daily. Water will not only flush out all the toxins from the body and keep all its organs well functioning but will also keep your skin cool, soft, well hydrated and free from infections.
Water also helps to maintain the elasticity of the skin and preserves it from damage.
Give Up Smoking
If you are in the habit of smoking, give it up instantly. Smoking damages the skin and destroys its health. It makes the skin dry and colorless and brings on the wrinkles very quickly thus contributing to make you look older than your age. It reduces the blood flow by narrowing the blood vessels in the outer layers of the skin. It also deprives the skin of oxygen and vital nutrients and destroys the collagen that gives the skin its elasticity and strength.